Essays about: "climate change impacts on wheat production"

Found 3 essays containing the words climate change impacts on wheat production.

  1. 1. Increasing crop yields under climate change scenarios in Nigeria

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Imogen O'Keefe; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Agriculture; Climate Change; Crop Yields and Management Strategies; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Climate change is projected to cause unprecedented levels of global change and it will alter the ways in which humans currently rely on getting essential resources such as food. Africa is considered to be the most vulnerable continent to this change, with many countries that have low economic stability and insecure food sources a change to the way resources can be accessed could be detrimental to the population. READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental impacts of alternative co-substrates for biogas production : a comparative life cycle assessment

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Giovanna Catalina Croxatto Vega; [2012]
    Keywords : biogas; pig slurry; substrate; environmental impacts; wheat straw; OFMSW; organic fraction; municipal solid waste; solid fraction; separated slurry; LCA; life cycle assessment;

    Abstract : In recent years, the production of biogas from animal manure has gained increased attention in Denmark, as it has been identified as an important resource to reach the goal of a fossil free society by 2050. In addition, manure management with biogas production has been recognized as a viable way to reduce environmental impacts from animal production systems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate change impacts on crop yields and adaptive measures for agricultural sector in the lowlands of Lesotho

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Maoela Malebajoa; [2010]
    Keywords : climate change; A2 and B2 SRES; MAGICC SCENGEN; CROPWAT; Crop Yields; adaptive measures; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Summary: Climate change has emerged as the most outstanding of the environmental challenges and there is a necessity to evaluate its impacts on the vulnerable development sectors such as agriculture. In this study, spatially adjusted general circulation models and crop models were used to simulate climate change scenarios and the associated cereal crops yields for the western lowlands of Lesotho for the year 2030-2050 and 2080-2100. READ MORE